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Rider crew

 

Mission List

 

Mission #165 April 15, 1945 43-38327 L/R 391BS Rider

Mission #170 April 20, 1945 43-38257 L/T 391BS Rider

 

CREW #93; 391st Squadron

Mission #171 May 1, 1945 43-38299 L/U 391BS Rider

Mission #172 May 2, 1945 43-38327 L/R 391BS Rider

Mission #173 May 3, 1945 43-38327 L/R 391BS Rider

 

Mission and Crew Details

 

Mission #165 April 15, 1945 43-38327 L/R 391BS Rider

Mission #170 April 20, 1945 43-38257 L/T 391BS Rider

 

CREW #93; 391st Squadron

 

Mission #171 May 1, 1945 43-38299 L/U 391BS Rider

Took off 0756 hours from hardstand #19.

Flew position 1-3 in F Squadron

Dropped 90 cases of 10 in 1 at 0922 hours from 400 feet.

Landed 1047 hours.

Rider (P)
Brooke (CP)

Hardesty (N)

Boarman (Tog)

Mroz (R)

Hart (E)

Knutson (BG)

Richards (TG)

Sinclair (G)

 

Mission #172 May 2, 1945 43-38327 L/R 391BS Rider

Took off 1150 hours from hardstand #20.

Flew position 2-2 in D Squadron.

Carried a camera to record the drop.

Dropped 90 cases of 10 in 1 rations at 1344 hours from 400 feet.

Landed 1530 hours.

Rider (P)
Brooke (CP)

Hardesty (N)

Boarman (Tog)

Mroz (R)

Hart (E)

Richards (TG)

Unwin (X)

 

Mission #173 May 3, 1945 43-38327 L/R 391BS Rider

Took off 0915 hours from hardstand #20.

Dropped 3 sets of Br. rations at 1032 hours from 400 feet.

Carried K-21 camera. Photos printed.

Landed 1151 hours.

Rider (P)
Brooke (CP)

Hardesty (N)

Lane (Tog)

Mroz (R)

Hart (E)

Knutson (BG)

Richards (TG)

Sinclair (G)

 

44-6916 Unknown name

B-17G-70-DL

June 27, 1945 Returned to the US: Bradley

Flown to the US by the Rider crew #33-34. See Microfilm reel, B0115, p. 1596.

Rider, Thomas L.                                  1Lt          O-790093                Pilot                        1091          B-17 Pilot

Brooke, John R.                                    2Lt          O-2059448              Co-Pilot                  1091          B-17 Pilot

Hardesty, Thomas C.                           F/O         T-136809                Nav                         1034          Navigator

Mroz, Walter                                         S/Sgt      36597899                Radio Op               757         Radio Operator- Mechanic-Gunner

Hart, Raymond E.                                 S/Sgt      18024871                Engr                        748

Farbo, John L.                                       T/Sgt      32818747                Gunner                   938

Boarman, William E.                             Sgt          34882790                Gunner                   612

Knutson, Robert J.                               Sgt          35295943                Gunner                   612

Richards, Robert T.                              Sgt          36854937                Gunner                   612

Sinclair, Paul L.                                     Sgt          39137846                Gunner                   612

Sugg, James A.                                     T/Sgt      34280425                Passenger              678

Cannon, Arthur F.                                Sgt          32613048                Passenger              911

Dolesy, Kenneth L.                              Cpl          36264488                Passenger              901 ORD

Wyatt, Alonza W.                                Cpl          13119928                Passenger              658

Mueller, Raymond C.                           Pfc          36804253                Passenger              901 ORD

Slutzker, Louis                                      Pfc          32935476                Passenger              901 ORD

Maciel, Earl J.                                        Sgt          31291744                Passenger              901 ORD

Pecoraro, Russell F.                             Pfc          32379532                Passenger              901 ORD

Germain, Robert E.                               Cpl          11108011                Passenger              911

Ensminger, Waldo W.                         T/Sgt      16033943                Passenger              748